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M25 traffic latest: Driver chaos as multiple crashes cause tailbacks throughout motorway

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Crashes, closures and huge tailbacks on the M25 has sparked bank holiday chaos (Image: AA)

The 117-mile stretch of road - once Europe’s longest when it opened - is badly clogged up following a number of incidents were reported, the AA confirmed. The section of the road in Essex is hugely congested and a serious crash in Surrey and another in Kent, which has caused massive tailbacks as drivers wait anxiously for traffic to move. There are also incidents in Berkshire and Hertfordshire areas of the motorway.

In Redhill, Surrey, there is extremely slow-moving traffic both ways on the M25 and at junction 7 of the M23.

In Oxted, a stalled vehicle caused delays in the M25 anticlockwise from junction 6.

In Dartford, Kent, there is a huge amount of queuing traffic anticlockwise from junction 2 of the M25, which the AA reports to be a build up of bank holiday motorists.

Around Enfield, north London, there is slow-moving traffic due to construction works being done in the area and off the A1010.

Junction 6 of the M40 going onto the M25 toward London is badly congested due to an earlier accident.

Around Berkshire, the M25 going onto the M4 is badly clogged up also due to an accident. The vehicle in question has now moved onto the hard shoulder and traffic is moving.

Around Slough, Berkshire, and Hayes, there continues to be large tailbacks just before junction 16 of the M25.

In Chertsey, Surrey, there is more slow traffic and a build up of congestion.

Closed roads on the motorway in the Leatherhead area of Surrey is also proving to be problematic for drivers.

News of the M25 traffic comes as Britons are set to expect a bank holiday washout this weekend as heavy showers and cooler weather is set to grip the nation.

The UK will see some sunshine on Saturday morning however, this is unlikely to last as rain will spread across parts of the north.

Further east across Scotland there will be some sunshine with a chilly start for most.

Met Office meteorologist Alex Deakin said: “Further south there will be some cloud around with most places starting the weekend dry and bright.

“It will be a bit misty and murky around some coast in the west and certainly a rather drab start for Northern Ireland with rain and drizzle.”

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